Five new cases today, all on Oahu

The state Department of Health reports five new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii today, and added four older cases to the statewide case count, bringing the total to 664.

Of the older cases added, two were on Oahu, one on Maui and one on Kauai.

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The five new cases since yesterday were all on Oahu, bringing that island’s total to 431.

Hawaii County’s total remains 81 cases with all having been released from isolation as recovered. Only one Big Island case required hospitalization.

Thanks to the older cases added, Kauai County’s total has risen to 21, the first change in that island’s total in weeks.

Hawaii’s statewide case total includes 10 residents diagnosed outside the state.

The statewide death toll from coronavirus-related illness remains at 17, with 11 on Oahu and six on Maui.

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The number of statewide cases requiring hospitalization is 83.

There have been 6114cases statewide that have been released from isolation as recovered, according to DOH. That number has been adjusted downward, according to recording criteria.

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